Category: Maritime

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On The Dock

We have encountered some entertaining contributions for the Port Orford Historical Photo Archive — the latest shows the California Shell Fish Company Receiving Building in 1989 when it…

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Port of Port Orford

The Port of Port Orford harbor that has been in use since the 1850s, and was primarily used for shipping lumber. The first Port District was formed in…

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Port Orford’s Sea Urchin Bonanza

An interesting 1991 Oregon Public Broadcasting piece on the Port Orford Sea Urchin fishery: Sea Urchin Fishery vs. Northern Sea Lions, Balancing Rocks, Woodburn Peat Bog and Whale…

The Eagle III in happier times.

Remembering Eagle III

On the evening of Jan. 19, the Eagle III was hit by a rogue wave just outside the Coos Bay bar that turned the 40-foot fishing vessel upside…